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Video: McDonald's Customer Pulls Gun After Drive-Thru Order Dispute

Not again. No one enjoys having their drive-thru order messed up, but does it really merit pulling out a deadly weapon? A guy in Murray, Utah apparently thought so. According to Fox 13 in Salt Lake City, a McDonald's drive-thru customer...Show More Summary

Ben & Jerry’s Caters to Vegans With New Almond Milk Ice Cream

Coming very soon to your grocer's freezer section. Vegans need no longer cry into their subpar Tofutti ice cream sandwiches: Ice cream gurus Ben & Jerry's just launched a line of certified vegan ice creams made with almond milk. (The...Show More Summary

Anthony Bourdain on Donald Trump; Taco Bell vs. Chipotle

Five things to know today. Nope, still not Friday. [Photo: Snickers/Official] On this day in 1930 the Snickers bar — named for the Mars family's favorite horse — hit the market. Ever since, Snickers has been at the front of some of America's...Show More Summary

Ask a Somm: What Kind of Wine Pairs With Super Bowl Snacks?

Welcome to Ask a Somm, a column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine. Not only is Kevin O'Connor the founder of Northern California's beloved LIOCO winery in Santa Rosa, but down south he's also proprietor and wine director of Santa Monica's year-old aestus restaurant. Show More Summary

Could Chipotle's E. Coli Disaster Have Been the Result of Corporate Sabotage?

Conspiracy theorists are working overtime. The CDC has declared Chipotle's E. coli scare over, but the agency was never able to identify the source of the large-scale outbreak that sickened dozens of people. That uncertainty is adding...Show More Summary

Olive Oil Fraud: What's Really in the Bottle in Your Kitchen?

Don't get duped. Unless you survive solely on a diet of dinners out and Seamless deliveries, it’s likely your kitchen cabinet is stocked with at least one bottle of olive oil — and there’s a good chance it’s "extra-virgin." The first...Show More Summary

Julia Child's France Home Will Become a Culinary Retreat

There will be yoga, too. Julia Child literally wrote the book on French cooking, and now her home in Provence will become a destination for gourmands who want to improve their game in the kitchen. The home has been purchased by a "self-employed...Show More Summary

Taxing Red Meat Could Be Key to Fighting Climate Change

And it could keep humanity healthier. How can humans save the planet and trim their waste lines at the same time? One recently published study in the United Kingdom-based publication BMC Public Health says taxing unhealthy comestibles such as red meat and sugar-sweetened drinks might do the trick. Show More Summary

CDC’s New Infographic Blames Women’s STDs on Their Drinking Habits

Warning: This will enrage you. What on earth is going on at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? The Atlanta-based government agency has been awfully busy with that whole Chipotle E. coli investigation of late — so perhaps...Show More Summary

A Brief History of Chipotle, Told in Three Minutes

This is the story of how Chipotle reached new heights in the fast-casual food world.

KFC China Triumphs in Lawsuit Over Mutant Chicken Rumors

The chicken chain received nearly $100,000 from three companies who spread the false allegations. Three Chinese tech firms were slammed with fines this week after a court determined they spread damaging rumors about KFC on social media, according to Reuters. Show More Summary

Zero-Gratuity Pioneer Danny Meyer Says Tipping Is “Socialist”

The restaurant tycoon sheds some more light on his anti-tipping stance. Danny Meyer created major shockwaves in the restaurant world last October when he announced his plans to eliminate tipping across all 13 of his New York restaurants. Show More Summary

Dominique Ansel's Heart Eyes Emoji Sweet Bread Will Melt Your Frigid Heart

Sadly, it's only available in Japan. Cronut creator and all around pastry genius Dominique Ansel has done it again: The new queue-worthy, must-taste pastry is a melonpan shaped like a heart-eyes emoji. What's a melonpan? Similar to a...Show More Summary

The Era of the Subway $5 Foot-Long Is Over

They're six bucks now. It's the end of an era: First Subway ditched its mascot-turned-monster Jared Fogle, and now the world's biggest restaurant chain has axed its five-dollar foot-long sandwiches. The company took to Twitter with its subtle attempt at announcing the price hike news. Show More Summary

Chef Benoît Violier's Restaurant Reopens Just Two Days After His Apparent Suicide

The Michelin-starred Switzerland restaurant is up and running again at the urging of Violier's wife. Two days after his untimely death by apparent suicide, chef Benoît Violier's Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville Crissier reopened at the urging of his wife, according to Agence France-Presse. Show More Summary

How America Is Shaking Up Centuries of German Beer Tradition

The U.S. craft beer movement is affecting the market worldwide. The German Beer Purity Law — known to Bavarians as the Reinheitsgebot — celebrates its 500th anniversary this year. In it, the region of Southern Germany codified just three permissible ingredients for use in beer production: water, barley, and hops. Show More Summary

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